43.407. 1. Upon notification by the patrol that a child born in this state is missing, the registrar shall mark the birth certificate record of that child in such a manner that whenever a copy of the birth certificate or information regarding the birth record is requested, the registrar shall be alerted to the fact that the certificate is that of a missing child.
2. In response to any inquiry, the registrar may provide a copy of a birth certificate or information concerning the birth record of any child whose record is marked pursuant to this section, but shall proceed as follows:
(1) When a copy of the birth certificate of a child whose record has been marked is requested in person, the registrar's personnel accepting the request shall immediately notify his supervisor. The person making the request shall complete a form supplying his name, address, telephone number, Social Security number and relationship to the missing child and the name, address and birth date of the missing child. The driver's license of the person making the request, if available, shall be photocopied and returned to him. The registrar's personnel shall note the physical description of the person making the request, and, upon the latter's departure from the registrar's office, the supervisor shall immediately notify the missing persons unit of the highway patrol as to the request and the information obtained pursuant to this subsection. The registrar shall retain the form completed by the person making the request.
(2) When a copy of the birth certificate of a child whose record has been marked is requested in writing, the registrar's personnel receiving the request shall immediately notify his supervisor. The supervisor shall immediately notify the missing persons unit of the highway patrol as to the request and shall provide a copy of the written request. The registrar shall retain the original written request.
(L. 1988 H.B. 1272, et al.)
Missouri General Assembly